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The Community Happenings are a free service to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Written submissions to: Community Happenings, P.O. Box 280, 147 South Albion St., Amherst Town Square Mall, Amherst, N.S., B4H 2X2. Fax: 667-0419, e-mail jjewers@amherstdaily.com. Notices will not be taken over the phone. Current events open to the public only. Notices of yard sales and dances will not be published. NOTE: There is no guarantee of publication: to ensure publication consider a paid advertisement by contacting our Sales Department at 667-5102.

Feb. 15
Meeting
Cumberland Pride, an organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people in Cumberland County, will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. E-mail cumberlandpride@hotmail.com or call 660-5004.

Meeting
Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m., at Brookdale Church Hall.

Meeting
First Baptist Church men's group will meet at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is cancer navigator Holly Chapman. All welcome.

Cribbage
A cribbage tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal Street) at 7:30 p.m. Must have partner.

Feb. 16
Pancake Supper
Oxford Trinity United Church will hold a pancake supper from 4:30-6 p.m. Take-outs available. Call Viola Huntington at 552-2120.

Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be held at Holy Family Church Hall, 63 Church St., Amherst from 4-6 p.m.

Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be held at the Wallace Community Hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Pancake Supper
All Saints annual pancake supper will be held from 4-6 p.m., at the Parish Hall in Springhill.

Meeting
The Cumberland County Museum and Archives general speaker meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Bill Casey. Call 667-2561.

Meeting
The Cumberland Genealogical Society will meet at The Isabel Simpson Heritage Centre in Springhill at 7 p.m. All welcome.

Feb. 17
Lenten Lunch
A lenten lunch will be served at St. George's Anglican Church hall in Parrsboro from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Dessert Buffet
A dessert buffett will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at 1 p.m., in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.

Scrabble Night
Scrabble night will be held at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 667-2549.

Bridge Luncheon
A bridge luncheon will be held at the Amherst Curling Club. Lunch from noon-1 p.m., bridge from 1-4 p.m.?Call 667-8246 for tickets.

Cards
A card tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal Street) at 7:30 p.m. Must have partner.

Meeting
The Amherst 50+ Club will meet at 52 Croft St., at 6:30 p.m.

After School Movie
The Springhill library will be showing the movie "G-Force" at 3 p.m. Open to ages 5-12. Call 597-2211.

Classic Movie Night
The Springhill library will be showing the 1963 comedy "Charade" at 7 p.m.

Feb. 18
Cards
Cards will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal Street) at 3 p.m. Supper to follow.

Meeting
The general meeting of the Amherst
Royal Canadian Legion will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 19
Meet and Greet
Northport Community Centre will hold a meet-and-greet from 7-9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Silhouette Unveiling
The Cumberland chapter of Silent Witness Nova Scotia will hold a silhouette unveiling at 3 p.m., at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.

Feb. 20
Sadie and the Snowman
Kids ages six and younger and their parents/caregivers can enjoy a morning of activities at Maggie's Place. Call 667-7250 to register.

Variety Show
A variety show to raise money for cancer research (Relay for Life) will be held at the Southampton Community Centre at 7 p.m.

Supper
Wentworth United Church will hold a supper in support of Haitian relief from 4-6 p.m.

Feb. 21
Flag/Heritage Day
Parrsboro Legion will hold a Flag/Heritage Day event from noon-2:30 p.m. Flag raising at 1 p.m.

45s
A 45s tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre, 4 McDougal St., at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a partner.

Musical Evening
A musical evening will be held at Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head from 7-9 p.m. Proceeds for Haitian relief.

Feb. 22
Seniors Wii Time
Seniors are invited to the Amherst library from 1-3 p.m., to try out some indoor sports on the Nintendo Wii gaming system. Refreshments will be provided.

Feb. 23
Winterfest
Celebrate Winterfest at the Amherst library with an evening of fun and snacks and Dance Dance Revolution from
7-9 p.m. Open to Grades 7-12.

Prom Pal
The Prom Pal fashion show will be held at 7 p.m., at the Susan Taylor Memorial Theatre at ARHS. Proceeds to safe grad committees in Cumberland County.

Feb. 24
Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the 1982 film "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" at 6:30 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks.

Luncheon
Amherst CWC will hold its monthly luncheon at the Wandlyn Inn from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations required. Call 667-3729.

Feb. 25
Rise N Shine Book Club
The Rise N Shine Book Club will meet from 9-10 a.m., at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst. Call 667-2549.

Feb. 26
Red Cross Information Session
A Red Cross information session for seniors will be held at the Tidnish Crossroads Community Centre at 2 p.m. Call Tanya at 667-1927 to register.

Snowman Building
Children and their caregivers are invited to meet at Maggie's Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst from 9:30-11:30 a.m., for a morning of snowman building. Call 667-7250 to register.

Feb. 27
Family Snow Sculpture
Tidnish Crossroads and Area Community Association will hold a family snow sculpture event, weather permitting, from 1-3 p.m., at the Rodney Estabrooks Memorial Sports Field.

Feb. 28
Outdoor Family Skate
An outdoor family skate will be held at Tidnish Bridge skating rink from 1-3 p.m., weather permitting.

Roast Beef Supper
A roast beef supper will be served at the RCAF Association on Havelock St., in Amherst from 4-6 p.m. Eat in or take out. Call 667-9262.

March 1
Where Did I Come From?
Presented by the Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County. For ages 9-12 and their parents. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-7500 to register.

March 2
Blood Donor Clinic
A blood donor clinic will be held at the Amherst Fire Hall from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m.

March 3
Blood Donor Clinic
A blood donor clinic will be held at the Amherst Fire Hall from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m.

March 5
Luncheon
A free luncheon celebrating women in sports will be held from noon-1:30 p.m., at the Amherst Lions Club, 9 Electric St. Free will donation to Autumn House accepted.

March 6
Community Supper
The Pugwash Farmers Market will hold a community supper at the Chatterbox Cafe. Call 243-2918 for tickets.

Jiggs' Dinner
An Irish boiled dinner will be served at St. David's Presbyterian Chursh in Springhill. Settings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Call 597-3579.

March 17
St. Patrick's Day Luncheon
A St. Patrick's Day luncheon will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.

March 25
Rise N Shine Book Club
The Rise N Shine Book Club will meet from 9-10 a.m., at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst. Call 667-2549.


March 28
Chocolate-Making Class
A free chocolate-making class for seniors will be held at the Tidnish Community Centre at 1 p.m. Call Tanya at 667-1927 to register.

April 21
Sandwich Board Shuffle
A sandwich board shuffle will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.

May 19
Spring Fling Extravaganza
A spring fling extravaganza will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.

Organizations: Springhill Senior Citizens Centre, Amherst Town, Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall First Baptist Church Oxford Trinity United Church Holy Family Church Hall Cumberland County Museum Cumberland Genealogical Society The Isabel Simpson Heritage Centre Anglican Church Amherst Curling Club Canadian Legion Northport Community Centre Rise N Shine Book Club Red Cross Fundy Geological Museum Tidnish Crossroads Community Centre Southampton Community Centre Wentworth United Church Sunrise Trinity United Church Susan Taylor Memorial Theatre Wandlyn Inn Tidnish Crossroads and Area Community Association Amherst Lions Club Autumn House Chatterbox Cafe

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, Springhill 185 D'Orsay Road South Albion Parrsboro All Saints St. George's Elmwood Pugwash

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